Spirit of the North (outdoor light installations)

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Right outside Spirit of the North you can find some outdoor illuminated fairy tale light installations! This is a fun quick stop before heading to the Christmas market

Here’s a very quick video to get an idea of what it’s like

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Spirit of the North, Brusse Outdoor light installations ! Near Grand Place Free to walk around #travelingwithkids #brussels #christmas #lightinstallation

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Walking around the light installations is free. If you want to visit Spirit of the North you need a ticket. It is fun, interactive and it only takes about half an hour to an hour max to get around. It is a great addition to the Brussels Christmas market, as it is indoors and the atmosphere is jolly!

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You can walk freely around the light installations. You only need a ticket to enter the indoor part of Spirit of the North

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There is also a cantine, where you can get hot drinks

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The best part is the interactive light installation, it changes colors when you walk on it!

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There are also a couple of igloos, where you can enjoy a hot chocolate and a waffle

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Go after 17.00, so that the lights installations are illuminated!

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*Open: this is open to stroll during the day, but the installations get illuminated at 17.00
*Cost: free
*Stroller friendly, wheelchair friendly
*Parking: there is an underground private parking next to Grand Place (and right by the entrance of Spirit of the North)
Interparking Brussels – Parking Grand Place
Rue du Marché Aux Herbes 104, 1000 Bruxelles
https://goo.gl/maps/Uadg3yfY6uLBxMrV7

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About 10 minutes by metro from Schuman, Brussels (or 15 minutes by car, but it is best to avoid going to the center by car during the Christmas market)

Place d’Espagne, 1000 Brussels
https://goo.gl/maps/K9NaFEQ4PYLgJtd48

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